Missing In America Project
"It's The Right Thing To Do!"
2015 Calendar

January
14 CALIFORNIA: The Quarterly Veterans Without Families service at 2pm at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery. As in past quarterly events, riders/drivers from the North Bay are invited to attend and pay respects. MIAP has several veterans that will be receiving their honors on this date. Anyone wishing to ride or drive there together can do so.   This is not an escort  but bring your flags for the flag line during the ceremony.
 
28 NEW YORK: Full military honors funeral for one veteran at the Calverton National Cemetery on Long Island.   For more information contact John Caldarelli at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
30 NEW YORK: 1:30PM - Full military honors funeral for one veteran at the Calverton National Cemetery on Long Island.   For more information contact John Caldarelli at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
February
07 VIRGINIA: The Oakland Cemetery Restoration and clean up project by the AFSA and MIAP volunteers will begin.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
12 NEW YORK: Full military honors funeral for one veteran at the Calverton National Cemetery on Long Island.   For more information contact John Caldarelli at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
13 SOUTH CAROLINA: Full military honors funeral will be held at the Florence National Cemetery.   For more information contact Larry Truax at (843) 855-7050 or Steve Goulet at (803) 732-9569.
 
18 CALIFORNIA: MIAP Escort from Chico to Sacramento Valley National Cemetery of one veteran to be untied with his deceased wife from New York.   For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
18 N. ARIZONA: In Memorium;   James Edward Fuller, USMC.
 
19 CALIFORNIA: (Redding) - Parsons Junior High School's "Tribute to Veterans"
Letter of Invitation   Flyer
 
19 NEW YORK: Full military honors funeral at the Calverton National Cemetery.   For more information contact John Caldarelli at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
20 CALIFORNIA: (Redding) - MIAP Safety Party Fund Raiser
 
March
05 PENNSYLVANIA: Full military honors funeral at Cemetery of the Alleghenies at 1400hrs.   For more information contact John Fabry at john.fabry@verison.net or (724) 263-1290.
 
05 ILLINOIS: Full military honors funeral at Camp Butler in Springfield.   For more information contact Roland "Bogie" Boguszewski at bogiesworld@sbcglobal.net.
 
14 WASHINGTON: Escort and full military honors funeral at Tahoma National Cemetery.   For more information contact Bob Patrick at Washington@miap.us.
 
15 VIRGINIA:   Polar Bear Poker Run Fund Raiser.
 
25 NORTHERN ARIZONA: There will be a full military honors funeral at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix for 2-10 unclaimed veterans.  Details to follow.
 
27 FLORIDA: There will be a full military honors funeral for 9 veterans and 3 spouses of veterans at Jacksonville National Cemetery.   Call To Honor Invitation.
 
28 SOUTHERN ARIZONA: There will be a full military honors funeral at the Ft Huachuca National Cemetery.  Details to follow.
 
28 CALIFORNIA: "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans" at Redding Veterans Hall.  MIAP escort to Igo for Memorial Service, then back for food!
 
29 SOUTHERN ARIZONA: Pima Pistol Club 2015 Spring Charity Event. An all Steel 6 Stage event with two optional Stages will be held at Pima Pistol Club. The entry fee is $30.00, there will be food trucks on site. All funds will be donated to the MIA Project (miap.us). Four stages will support rimfire and center fire, rimfire participants can shoot each of the 4 twice for a total of 8 stages. Online registration at clubs.practiscore.com.   More info at Pima Pistol Club or by contacting Ed Torres, S. Arizona Coordinator at ArizonaSouth@miap.us or at (520) 358-8406.
 
April
08 CALIFORNIA: MIAP Escort of 5 unclaimed veterans from Sonoma County to Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.   For more info contact Ron Collier at redlightron@comcast.net.
 
09 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
10 VIRGINIA: Full military honors funeral for six veterans at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
15 KENTUCKY: MIAP and Owens Funeral Homes Full Military Honors funeral for 3 veterans and 1 spouse at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central located at 2501 North Dixie Blvd. Radcliff, KY.   For more info contact Dale LeMond, Region 6 Coordinator at dll6081@twc.com or (502) 376-1755.
 
18 VIRGINIA: Brotherhood of Honor MC's "Blessing of the Bikes" Fund Raiser for MIAP. For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
22 TEXAS: Full military honors funeral at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery for three veterans.   For more information contact Linda Smith, MIAP National Vice President at sailormom@miap.us.
 
24 CALIFORNIA (Igo): Arbor Day tree planting at NCVC. MIAP will feed all volunteers that are planting trees. Sponsored by PG&E grants.   Flyer
 
24 CALIFORNIA (Redding): 2-8pm Kool April Nights - Cooking w/Willie's Weiner Wagon at T&B, Hamburgers, Salads.
 
30 VIRGINIA: Missing In America Project Lecture Series at Prince William County Historic Preservation; Old Manassas Courthouse 9248 Lee Avenue, Manassas.
 
May
08 VIRGINIA: Missing in America Project awarded "Partner of the Year" for Prince William County.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin, Virginia State Coordinator at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
09 VIRGINIA: Missing in America Project and Hands of Rescue MC joint fund raising event at Steel Horse Harley Davidson. Poker Run from Steel Horse Harley Davidson thru the countryside. It ends at Steel Horse for festivities.   Poker Run
 
16 CALIFORNIA (Redding): Armed Forces Day and Veterans and Fallen Rider Memorial Luncheon at the Shasta County Veterans Memorial Hall in Redding.   Flyer
 
21 PENNSYLVANIA: Full military honors funeral at Cemetery of the Alleghenies for an undetermined number of veterans. More details to follow.
 
22 & 23 IDAHO (Kuna): Cowgirls Concert with 1/3 of funds going to MIAP. Flyer
 
25 MICHIGAN: Memorial service for two veterans in Dearborn Michigan. Burial will be at the Great Lakes Cemetery. For more information contact Stephen Fletcher at sfletcher@metrocars.com.
 
25 CALIFORNIA (Igo): Memorial Day activities at NCVC Igo. MIAP will be cooking for all of the workers/volunteers/bands for this event from 4-7pm.
 
28 NEW YORK: Long Island National Cemetery - Re-Dedication Event @ 1330hrs. Event Info
 
June
03 MISSOURI: Full military honors funeral for thirteen veterans at Jefferson Barracks National Veterans Cemetery at 1330.   For more info contact Don Gerspach at mo@miap.us.
 
04 MISSOURI: Full military honors funeral for fourteen veterans at Jefferson Barracks National Veterans Cemetery at 1330.   For more info contact Don Gerspach at mo@miap.us.
 
05 MONTANA: Full military honors service for 9 veterans at the Ft. Harrison National Cemetery.   For more info contact Marty Malone at marty.malone@miap.us.
 
06 VIRGINIA: Vietnam Wreath Laying Ceremony at Quantico National Ceremony, hosted by DAR; Forrest Lingenfelter guest speaker.
 
08 NEVADA (Jackpot): VFW National Proclamation of support for MIAP.
 
20 INDIANA: Full military honors funeral for 10 veterans at Marion National Cemetery, 1100hrs.   For more info contact Bart Colvin at bigsky286@hotmail.com.
 
28- CALIFORNIA: Camp for Life starts at the Whiskeytown Environmental Camp for Children with serious illnesses. Ends July 4.   For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
30 OHIO: Full military honors funeral for 11 veterans at the Dayton National Cemetery at 1100hrs. The escort is being coordinated by the American Legion Riders of the American Legion 12th District (Franklin County), Chapter 532.   For more information contact Steve Ebersole at ohiomiap@gmail.com ohiomiap@gmail.com.
 
July
-04 CALIFORNIA: Camp for Life continues from June 28 ...
 
15 CONNECTICUT: Full military honors will be held for 4 veterans at the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery.   For more information please contact Tim Tapply at ttapply@yahoo.com.
 
17 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
17 MICHIGAN: Full military honors funeral for 5 unclaimed veterans at Great Lakes National Cemetery.   For more info contact Mary Compeau at (313) 226-9754.
 
23 NEW YORK: Full military honors funeral for 3 unclaimed veterans at Calverton National Cemetery.   For more information contact John Caldarelli at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
29 MINNESOTA: Full military honors funeral for 1 veteran at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 1300 hrs.  
 
August
01 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
01 UTAH: Utah MIAP's 4th Military Honors Service for 25 Unclaimed Cremated Remains of Veterans.   For more info contact Roger or Crystal Graves at rogergraves56@gmail.com -OR- hzlzmom@gmail.com respectively.
 
07 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
14 WASHINGTON: 23 recovered veterans will be interred at the Washington State Cemetery. For more info contact Bob Patrick at Washington@miap.us.
 
21 PENNSYLVANIA: Full military honors funeral for 5 unclaimed veterans.   For more info contact John Moore at (724) 283-7586 or Jerry Puff at (724) 586-2441.
Public Invitation
 
23 DEPARTURE DAY: Honors at Arlington II “Sea to Shiny Sea” - MIAP Escort of 6 veterans, 1 from each branch of service + 1 Buffalo Soldier from WWI. Redding, CA to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.  Everyone welcome to ride along but details on sponsored riders will be posted soon.
 
September
01 VIRGINIA: "Honors at Arlington II" - Full military honors service at Arlington National Cemetery 1100hrs for 6 veterans; 1 from each branch of service + 1 Buffalo Soldier from WWI.   Flyer
 
12 WASHINGTON: 28 recovered veterans will receive full military honors and interred at Tahoma National Cemetery. For more information contact Bob Patrick at Washington@miap.us.
 
25 FLORIDA: 1300hrs. Full military honors funeral for 20 unclaimed veterans at Jacksonville National Cemetery.   For more info contact Kathy Church at   miapjax@yahoo.com.
 
26 VIRGINIA: Journey Home 4   Poker Run   (proceeds benefit MIAP)
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
October
07 MISSOURI: 1330 hours - Full military honors funeral at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for 18 veterans and 3 family members. For more information contact Don Gerspach at mo@miap.us.
 
08 NEW YORK: Full military honors service for 1 veteran at the Calverton National Cemetery. For more information contact John Caldarelli, New York State Coordinator at   jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
11 VIRGINIA: 1100 hours - MIAP Service will be conducted at the American Heroes Air Show, Hampton Roads Executive Airport 5172 W Military HWY, Chesapeake, VA. Number of veterans to be interred will be posted at a later date.
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
13 VIRGINIA: 1000 hours - MIAP will conduct the burial at Albert G Horton Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road, Suffolk, VA. for the veterans that received honors at the Air Show.
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
14 N. ARIZONA: Full military honors funeral at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix. Number of veterans to be determined and posted at a later date.   For more info contact Tex at ArizonaNorth@miap.us.
 
15 CONNECTICUT: 1300 hours - Full military honors funeral for 8 unclaimed veterans at the CT State Cemetery.   For more info contact Tim Tapply (MA State Coordinator) at ttapply@yahoo.com.
 
15 NEW YORK: Full military honors servcie for 11 Veterans, (a Jewish Ritual, followed by a Christian ritual) at Calverton National Cemetery. For more information contact John Caldarelli, New York State Coordinator at   jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
16 KENTUCKY: Full military honors servcie for 1 Veteran, Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central. For more information contact Dale LeMond, MIAP Region 6 Coordinator at   dll6081@twc.com or (502) 376-1755.
 
21 NEW YORK: MIAP Speech by John Caldarelli at the Catholic Cemetery Guild, at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, New York. For more information contact John Caldarelli, New York State Coordinator at   jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
24 S. ARIZONA: Full military honors funeral for 10 veterans at Southern Arizona Memorial Cemetery. For more info contact Ed Torres at ArizonaSouth@miap.us or (520) 358-8406.
 
26 CALIFORNIA: Escort from Palo Cedro A&D to Millville Cemetery – Stage 1245 in Palo Cedro.. For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
November
03 CALIFORNIA: Veterans Day Proclamation by Shasta County Supervisors. All local MIAP volunteers requested to be present.   For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
04 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
04 NORTH CAROLINA: Full military honors funeral for 1 unclaimed veteran at the Coastal Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, NC.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
05 FLORIDA: 1300hrs. Full military honors funeral for 20 unclaimed veterans and spouses at Sarasota National Cemetery.   For more info contact Kathy Church at   miapjax@yahoo.com.
 
07 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
07 CALIFORNIA (Redding): Fur Patrol to hand out Rubber Duckies and Flags at Veterans Day Parade in Shasta Lake City. MIAP has two entries in the parade. Help needed!   For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
08 CALIFORNIA (Redding): UBNC Toy Run from Anderson Walmart to Riverside Park – Will need static and moving blockers for this one.   For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
10 VIRGINIA: Presentation to the Lions Club in Fredericksburg. Given by Forrest Lingenfelter.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
10 MARYLAND: Presentation to the Navy Fleet Reserve in Annapolis. Given by Jeff Robinson.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
10 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com.
 
11   NATION WIDE: Veterans Day Celebration!  
 
11 CALIFORNIA: Veterans Day Ceremony at IGO, Normally MIAP serves lunch to all participants and elderly plus staff and bands. Serving from 1000 hours to 1330 hours.   For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
20 CALIFORNIA (Redding): Feed luncheon at Redding Veterans Home. Serving will start at 1100 hours for veterans.   For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
December
01 CALIFORNIA (Redding): Official move in date for MIAP new office at 6900 Danyeur St., Redding, CA 96001 For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
04 NEW YORK: MIAP Speech by John Caldarelli at the Metropolitan Cemetery Association in Queens. For more information contact John Caldarelli, New York State Coordinator at   jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
05 FLORIDA: 1000hrs. Full military honors funeral for 20 unclaimed veterans and spouses at South Florida National Cemetery.   For more info contact Kathy Church at   miapjax@yahoo.com.
 
07 OHIO: The MIAP team will be recognized at the Wreaths Across America wreath laying in the Atrium of the Ohio State House in Columbus Ohio starting at 11:30 AM. Steve Ebersole MIAP State Coordinator has been asked to MC the event.   For more info contact Steve Ebersole at ohiomiap@gmail.com.
 
19 CALIFORNIA (Redding): Serviceman’s Feast at Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Yuba St., Redding.   For more info contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us.
 
30 NEW YORK: Full military honors funeral at Calverton National Cemetery.   For more info contact John Caldarelli at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 

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Updated: 11/21/2016